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Divestment and Election 2015

The movement to divest from fossil fuels and invest in renewable energy and climate solutions has exploded, growing fifty-fold in the past year. To date, 430 institutions and 2,040 individuals across 43 countries and representing $2.6 trillion in assets have committed to divest from fossil fuel companies.

Faith communities cannot, in good conscience, be strong advocates for addressing climate change while continuing to profit from fossil fuel companies.


2015 Election Bulletin: A New Approach to Refugees

Refugees, currently numbering 20 million internationally, are among the most vulnerable populations in the world. Many of those escaping conflict and persecution come to Canada seeking safety and protection. However, changes to our federal immigration system have led to a steady decrease in the number of refugee claimants accepted in Canada per year. This comes at a time when the world is facing one of the worst refugee crises in modern history.


Press Release: Faith Communities in Canada Speak Out

On Promoting Climate Justice and Ending Poverty in Canada


Ottawa, ON: September 25, 2015 – As Pope Francis addresses the United Nations this morning, his message is already having an impact in Canada.


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